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From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council is going to spend €1.6 million to remove chewing gum Litter Blackspots

Dublin City Council is going to spend €1.6 million to remove chewing gum

There’s a litter fine of €150 for those who throw chewing gum on the ground.

If you only read one thing today, let it be comedian Michaela Coel's lecture on sexual assault

She called on the media industry to change in the MacTaggart lecture.

From TheJournal.ie Cigarettes and chewing gum are still the biggest litter problems in Ireland Butt Out

Cigarettes and chewing gum are still the biggest litter problems in Ireland

Those who litter have been urged to exercise personal responsibility.

From TheJournal.ie 6 essential rules that every Irish person should follow Sponsored Gum Litter Taskforce

6 essential rules that every Irish person should follow

Don’t sit beside me if there are other free seats on the bus. Just don’t do it.

From TheJournal.ie This wall is having 20 years' worth of chewing gum power hosed off of it Seattle

This wall is having 20 years' worth of chewing gum power hosed off of it

The gum wall is considered something of a landmark in Seattle.

From TheJournal.ie This liquid-filled bubble gum in a Wexford store might put you off your dinner Ballsy
From TheJournal.ie The British royal family is looking for a chewing gum remover Sticky Situation

The British royal family is looking for a chewing gum remover

As in, a person to remove chewing gum.

From TheJournal.ie Debunked: Does swallowed chewing gum stay in your stomach for seven years? True Or False

Debunked: Does swallowed chewing gum stay in your stomach for seven years?

Or longer? Is that piece that you swallowed when you were six still there?

From TheJournal.ie 'Bin it your way' campaign stepping up efforts around country Bin It Your Way

'Bin it your way' campaign stepping up efforts around country

This year ‘Bin it Your Way’ adds TV and on-pack advertising to its campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Not binning that chewing gum? Fine... (of €150) Cleaning

Not binning that chewing gum? Fine... (of €150)

This is year two of a three-year campaign – and last year saw a 28 per cent reduction in gum litter nationally.

From TheJournal.ie New 'non-sticky' chewing gum to hit Irish market Chewing Gum

New 'non-sticky' chewing gum to hit Irish market

Revolymer says its Rev7 gum is removable and degradable, and can be easily cleaned from streets or clothes.

From TheJournal.ie 12 companies which originally sold entirely different products Career Change This post contains images

12 companies which originally sold entirely different products

What did Tiffany & Co, Avon and Nokia sell before they became household brands? Not jewellery, cosmetics nor phones…

From TheJournal.ie Anti-litter lobby backs 50c tax on chewing gum Sticky Situation

Anti-litter lobby backs 50c tax on chewing gum

Irish Business Against Litter says it supports Phil Hogan’s proposal for a gum tax, warning that any tax needs to be steep.

From TheJournal.ie Councillor wants Trim to become Ireland's first chewing gum-free town Sticky Situation This post contains a poll

Councillor wants Trim to become Ireland's first chewing gum-free town

Although shopkeepers have rejected the idea, Fine Gael councillor Gerry Reilly wants the town to examine plans to outlaw chewing gum.

From TheJournal.ie Street-cleaners rejoice: UCC scientist develops non-sticky chewing gum Chewing Gum

Street-cleaners rejoice: UCC scientist develops non-sticky chewing gum

Prof Elke Arendt has developed a process for creating biodegradable chewing gum – which does not stick to other surfaces.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Killarney hailed as Ireland's cleanest town but Dublin is a "dirty black spot" Dirty Dublin

Killarney hailed as Ireland's cleanest town but Dublin is a "dirty black spot"

Cigarette butts, fast food wrappings and chewing gum are again the biggest sources of litter around Ireland.